1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Senegalia Raf.
      1. Senegalia kamerunensis (Gand.) Kyal. & Boatwr.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Uganda.

    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Scandent shrub.
    Branches
    Young branchlets subglabrous or sparsely and minutely puberulous, glandular or not, soon yellow-brown and then grey.
    Prickles
    Prickles deflexed, scattered, arising from narrow brown longitudinal bands usually darker than the intervening ones.
    Leaves
    Leaves:petiole normally 1.5–3.5 cm. long, with a flat or rather convex gland 1–4.5 mm. long and 0.5–1.5 mm. wide; pinnae (10–)15–27(–36) pairs, (0.8–)1.5–4.5 cm. long; glands on rhachis between the top 3–10 pairs; leaflets linear, very numerous, 0.3–0.8 mm. wide, glabrous or very inconspicuously ciliolate, midrib nearer one margin at base.
    Flowers
    Flowers white, in small heads 4–8 mm. in diameter in ample panicles.
    Stipules
    Stipules at base of peduncles small, 0.3–0.75 mm. wide, inconspicuous, soon caducous, not subcordate at base.
    Calyx
    Calyx eglandular outside.
    Fruits
    Pods (Fig. 15/25, p. 66) subcoriaceous, oblong, brown or pale brown, flat, dehiscent, 8–14 cm. long, 1.7–2.8 cm. wide, margins not strongly thickened.
    Seeds
    Seeds dark brown, smooth, elliptic, compressed, 7–11 mm. long, 5–8 mm. wide; areole small, 4–5 mm. long and 1.5–2.5 mm. wide.
    Habitat
    Lowland rain-forest; 1190–1220 m.
    Distribution
    Sierra Leone to Ubangi-Shari. French Cameroons, Belgian Congo and Uganda U4
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guineo-Congolian forest.
    Habit
    Perennial, Climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Togo, Uganda, Zaïre

    Senegalia kamerunensis (Gand.) Kyal. & Boatwr. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 2005 Cheek, M. [11008], Cameroon Acacia kamerunensis K000338235
    Oct 1, 2005 Etuge, M. [5106], Cameroon Acacia kamerunensis K000338234
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [6090], Cameroon Acacia kamerunensis K000108152
    Jan 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [7850], Cameroon Acacia kamerunensis K000460171
    May 1, 1993 Wieringa, J.J. [1485], Gabon Acacia kamerunensis K001259654
    Jan 1, 1956 Mann [852] Acacia kamerunensis K000232662
    Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 40266], Nigeria Acacia kamerunensis 25391.000
    Winkler, H.J.P. [447], Cameroon Acacia kamerunensis K000092990

    First published in Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 172: 508 (2013)

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Figueiredo, E., Paiva, J., Stévart, T., Oliveira, F. & Smith, G.F. (2011). Annotated catalogue of the flowering plants of São Tomé and Príncipe Bothalia, A Journal of Botanical Research 41: 41-82.
    • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0